Adjective "assistive" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'The term ‘visually impaired’ was defined as people who needed to use assistive technology, or had to be very close to the screen to be able to ‘read’ it.'
  2. 'International swimming rules are followed with just a few exceptions, such as optional platform or in-water starts, but no prostheses or assistive devices are permitted.'


1. to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture.

2. to be associated with as an assistant or helper. verb (used without object)

3. to give aid or help.

4. to be present, as at a meeting or ceremony. noun

5. Sports. Baseball. a play that helps to put out a batter or base runner. Basketball, Ice Hockey. a play that helps a teammate in gaining a goal. the official credit scored for such plays.

6. a helpful act: She finished her

More examples(as adjective)

"devices can be assistive."